Broadcast Associate - Evening News
Broadcast Associate- Face the Nation (DC)
BROADCAST ASSOCIATE- FTN (DC)
The Face the Nation Broadcast Associate assists the Executive Producer with administrative tasks as needed, plus serves as a research for the show. Duties include overseeing transcription download and proofreading and ''clean up'' process, so candidate must have excellent spelling and editing skills. Additional duties supporting the show include catering for the staff on Sundays, arranging transportation for guests, keeping track of expenses incurred for travel/catering. Must have strong grasp of social media and be able to assist with twitter and social of broadcast elements as needed. Work with producers on screening video, gathering elements for both digital and broadcast use. The ideal candidate is a team player with exceptional organizational skills, is detail-oriented, and has the ability to both multi-task and keep a calm head under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude. The ability to think and act proactively is an enormous asset. Position is set with a Wednesday-Sunday schedule. There can be long hours (sometimes at the last minute) and a heavy workload given the demands of working in a deadline driven News environment. Knowledge of politics and government agencies a plus.
-Internship or comparable experience working on a news broadcast
-Bachelor's in Communications or related discipline, with strong editorial skills
-Able to work under pressure and under strict deadlines
-Strong communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills
-An interest in Washington politics and policy, as well as a strong understanding of the three branches of government a must.
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